Definition of Spitter

1. Noun. A person who spits (ejects saliva or phlegm from the mouth).

Exact synonyms: Expectorator
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Derivative terms: Expectorate, Spit



2. Noun. An illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it.
Exact synonyms: Spitball
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Pitch

Definition of Spitter

1. n. One who ejects saliva from the mouth.

2. n. One who puts meat on a spit.

Definition of Spitter

1. Noun. A person who or animal or object that spits. ¹

2. Noun. (baseball) A spitball. ¹

3. Noun. One who puts meat on a spit. ¹

4. Noun. A young deer whose antlers are beginning to shoot or become sharp; a brocket, or pricket. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spitter

1. a spitball [n -S] - See also: spitball

Medical Definition of Spitter

1. 1. One who puts meat on a spit. 2. A young deer whose antlers begin to shoot or become sharp; a brocket, or pricket. See: Spit an iron prong. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Spitter

spitful
spitfuls
spiting
spitless
spitous
spitously
spitroast
spitroasts
spits
spitsticks
spittal
spittals
spitted
spitten
spitter (current term)
spitters
spittest
spitteth
spitting
spitting-cobra
spitting cobra
spitting cobras
spitting distance
spitting distances
spitting image
spitting images
spitting snake
spitting spider
spitting spiders

Literary usage of Spitter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... Slave, Fire-spitter, Leader, Messiah, King—Vengeance—The innocent Daughter—Sympathy hand-in-hand with Irascibility against Avarice—Wise Selection by ..."

2. The Folk-lorist: Journal of the Chicago Folk-lore Society by Chicago Folk-lore Society (1892)
"This proved him to be the real Pearl spitter, and the first an impostor. Of the pearls she gathered most eagerly. They got into the canoe, and rowed to the ..."

3. The Metropolitan (1836)
"But if prepossessed in his favour before she saw him, what did she feel when she first beheld the substantial proportions of Corporal Van spitter I There ..."

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